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by sje46
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?
Replies: 46
Views: 6677

Re: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?

The only thing that really matters is how society around you views you. Much like how Obama said that the taxi drivers who refused to pick him up in Chicago didn't see him as "half white". They saw him as black. You are black if people think you're black, you are white if people think you'...
by sje46
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 751
Views: 250765

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

I figured out what movie that was 6 years ago (I think from reddit) but thanks for answering :P Still haven't rewatched it yet though.
by sje46
Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1735: "Fashion Police and Grammar Police"
Replies: 269
Views: 34188

Re: 1735: "Fashion Police and Grammar Police"

I blame reddit for these repetitive memes. Guess Lucy and Desi had a time machine... I said I blame reddit for the *memes*. And jokingly at that. Not for the thought in general. I was made aware of the flammable/inflammable thing from an early Simpsons episode which predates reddit by quite a bit. ...
by sje46
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1735: "Fashion Police and Grammar Police"
Replies: 269
Views: 34188

Re: 1735: "Fashion Police and Grammar Police"

I would add, peeving about the use of "literally" is extremely fashionable. It's probably the single most complained-about thing in current English usage. Also this is more about English in general than informal English, but people always complain about the same, like, three thing about w...
by sje46
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Movie night.
Replies: 511
Views: 70984

Re: Movie night.

I voted 00:00 - 2:00 UTC because that corresponds with 8 pm Correct Eastern Standard Time. Looking at the other person's votes, I get the impression that maybe people here are confused by UTC, or we have more californians here than I thought. I'm more interested in what the movie will be than anythi...
by sje46
Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Smalphabet
Replies: 13
Views: 1111

Re: Smalphabet

:mrgreen: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :mrgreen: :D :D :D :D :D :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen: :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :...
by sje46
Fri Jul 10, 2015 2:06 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1951
Views: 415441

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

Quite the, as in "He is quite the cook." For no other reason than it just annoys the hell out of me. It just sounds so pretentious.

Hater/hating on,

Creeper/creeping on

Hit me up.

"splaining" as a suffix
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

[PROGRESS IN] Proposal 1.a: Does unappli to-infinitive prepositions to. "to" isi now prefix verb to, demarkated "-" with. e.g. "I wanto to-go the store to" Proposal 1.b.1: preposition noun or noun-phrase for must bei attatshoed main noun or subjekt. Adjektives or other ...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

[UPDATE PROGRESS IN] Rule 1: All prepositions are now postpositions Rule 2: Transitive verbs end with the letter 'o', and intransitive verbs with the letter 'i'. This replaces the last letter if the verb formerly ended with a vowel, or is appended to it if the verb ended with a conso...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

I personally do not wanto negative votes. I am goiing bed to soon. I thinko this language should evolvi naturally and therefore be easy understando--game, not "tshallenge". As sutsh I believo there should be fewer strives huge tshanges for, but simplifikation for, least at now. More subrul...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

[UPDATING RULES--PROGRESS IN] Aye 2.a, 2.b, 2.d on. Amendments 2.a.2.b., 2.d. passed. Aye proposal 3a on. Rule 2: Transitive verbs endi letter 'o' with, and intransitive verbs letter 'i' with. This replaseso last letter if verb formerly endedo vowel with, or is appendedo it to if verb endedo konsona...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

I do not understando. What is this strange karakter you uso? Please rewrito properly.
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

Rules 2 3 and have have been passedo. Rule 2 : Transitive verbs endi letter 'o' with, and intransitive verbs letter 'i' with. This replaseso last letter if verb formerly endedo vowel with, or is appendedo it to if verb endedo konsonant with Rule 3 : Abolish letter "c", replasingo it with &...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

Proposal 2: Transitive verbs end with the letter 'o', and intransitive verbs with the letter 'i'. This replaces the last letter if the verb formerly ended with a vowel, or is appended to it if the verb ended with a consonant. Aye. Proposal 3 (abolishment of c): Aye. Proposal 4 (no articles): Aye ED...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Re: Language Nomic

Make proposals in the constructed language. May be translated to standard english for the official ruleset, so we all have a standard we can all agree on that won't be corrupted by future rules (for example, a rule that says all "nots" turn into affirmatives, would definitely create a big ...
by sje46
Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Language Nomic
Replies: 39
Views: 7462

Language Nomic

We take the language we're speaking now (English) and propose to change it in various ways. You can change anything relating to vocabulary, syntax, writing system, and so on. Just as long as you can still write it with text, it's acceptable Whenever a proposal gets 3 votes, it becomes adopted as par...
by sje46
Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)
Replies: 44
Views: 14982

Re: 12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)

Apologies for the badly written article; I didn't really notice how badly written it was. I just went with the one with the most information and context. What interests me most about this story is the psychology of it rather than the novelty of it. Were they deluded? Are they sociopathic? I do not k...
by sje46
Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: what's the meaning of this latin expression?
Replies: 3
Views: 3171

Re: what's the meaning of this latin expression?

leonum is in the accusative which means there is an implied verb that you have to guess or just know.

It's sorta annoying when latin expressions are like this but its the nature of the language.
by sje46
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)
Replies: 44
Views: 14982

Re: 12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)

I'm really confused from reading the article, both because Fox writers are awful, and because they routinely switch between referring to 'Slender' as a moderator of Creepypasta (/r/creepypasta?), and an urban legend. Were these girls convinced that Slenderman is real and needed a sacrifice? Or are ...
by sje46
Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:36 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)
Replies: 44
Views: 14982

12-yo girls stab friend 19X to impress Slenderman (meme)

http://fox6now.com/2014/06/02/two-girls-in-custody-now-accused-of-planning-to-kill-friend/ This is...a surprising story. I'm not sure I've seen a case of someone taking an internet meme/internet folklore so seriously. The amount of delusion the human mind can experience is incredible--not only do th...
by sje46
Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Pictures for Sad Children is gone
Replies: 30
Views: 30021

Re: Pictures for Sad Children is gone

I'm still wondering if it's wrong for him to have deleted all of his comics. On the one hand it's his property, and there are definitely many valid reasons to delete something you put on the internet. However, it was something many people loved, and he clearly was fine with all that content up befor...
by sje46
Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mod Madness 2014 : The Announcement
Replies: 542
Views: 117614

Re: Mod Madness 2014 : The Announcement

I completely forgot that internetmeme of all people is the person who came up with this. Oh man that was way back when I used to come on this forum.
by sje46
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ADHD is not a real disease
Replies: 88
Views: 17176

Re: ADHD is not a real disease

Firstly, I doubt that's actually true of all psychologists. Psychoanalysis is still totally a thing. well yeah, I said generally all psychologists mean well. There are a bunch that don't. Some are paid off, some take advantage of broken people (like for sex). There are a few psychologists who still...
by sje46
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Pictures for Sad Children is gone
Replies: 30
Views: 30021

Re: Pictures for Sad Children is gone

Well, kinda an asshole, that's what I have to say.
by sje46
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ADHD is not a real disease
Replies: 88
Views: 17176

Re: ADHD is not a real disease

Non-neuroscience based clinical psychiatry is a steaming pile of bullshit generally. The problem is finding something to replace it with. I sorta view this similar to calling medieval medicine as a "steaming pile of bullshit". It isn't actually bullshit; it's just that psychology is a rel...
by sje46
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bedfordshire Professor Claims Voynich Breakthrough
Replies: 9
Views: 8946

Re: Bedfordshire Professor Claims Voynich Breakthrough

Here is a slideshow video from Bax himself. I actually think he's pretty convincing. That doesn't mean I think it's necessarily *cracked*. But I do think he is on to something. The most convincing part is where he identified the word for "Hellebore" to have the sound "kaur", the...
by sje46
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 25445

Re: 1333: First Date

A lot of people hate the Democracy mode but I honestly find it more fun than Anarchy. Feels more like you're working together and there is more strategy involved. For example, in the safari zone when a pokemon appears, everyone by force of habit presses A when it says "Wild Venonat appeared!&qu...
by sje46
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1325: "Rejection"
Replies: 515
Views: 98531

Re: 1325: "Rejection"

If I may input my humble thought-penny here: I think people underestimate the effect virgin-shaming has on many young males. The idea of virgin = not being a real man is so ingrained into society (there are entire movies written about that, and it's a default insult on the Internet) and I think it a...
by sje46
Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Not Much of an Apology, Methinks
Replies: 27
Views: 5427

Re: Not Much of an Apology, Methinks

Paul in Saudi wrote:He still needs to be punished to deter others.

I doubt any punishment is actually going to deter others. The only reason why he got caught was because he was stupid enough to be filmed doing it. It's probably pretty easy to get away with doing it as long as someone isn't watching.
by sje46
Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

I've known a lot more women who are uncomfortable being called girls than being called women, whereas you can avoid the issue entirely for men with "guy". So we're still better off with a female equivalent for "guy" than we are calling all young women "girls". I don't ...
by sje46
Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 706
Views: 241835

Re: The worst film you've seen

SecondTalon wrote:It wasn't the worst film I've ever seen, but it was by far the best.
I'm not sure if I misread you or not.
by sje46
Thu Nov 14, 2013 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

I'm still not sure you understand the bent of this thread. We're not advocating calling everyone who has reached the age of majority "men" and "women". We're advocating a female equivalent for "guy" that fills the semantic spaaace between boy/girl and man/woman. Of cou...
by sje46
Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

Never once at college did I run into trouble or have anyone tell me "Actually I'm a woman". How comfortable do you think any of them would have been telling you that when everyone else just implicitly assumed as you do, that "obviously" it's totes okay to call all of them girls?...
by sje46
Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

Oh, it makes you uncomfortable, does it? Yes, that is literally what I said. Well, I've known a lot more women who are uncomfortable being called girls than being called women, whereas you can avoid the issue entirely for men with "guy". So we're still better off with a female equivalent ...
by sje46
Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

Роберт wrote:You're an adult. A 22-year-old woman is an adult.


I don't mean to be rude, but I'm not sure you read or fully comprehended my comment. I said that while technically adults, many people my age feel really uncomfortable being referred to as adults.

It's an self-identity thing.
by sje46
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30336
Views: 1494844

Re: Hugs!

*hugs the world*
by sje46
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:42 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1951
Views: 415441

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

I tend to *really* dislike words that carry a heavy connotation of judgement or ad hominem behind them. Haters/Hate on -- both of these are *said* to just refer to an unfair critic, but they're mostly used to imply that the other person is simply jealous. Anyone who thinks your crappy minecraft let'...
by sje46
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:23 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Female equivalent for "guy"
Replies: 49
Views: 24013

Re: Female equivalent for "guy"

You see, girl, like boy is not a good choice because it implies that they're not an adult You are hitting on some fuzzy terms here. This all depends heavily on context and on the general feel of our times. If I were to commit a crime, the newspaper would refer to me as a 24-year-old man, or, gender...
by sje46
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: continuing loop until input (python)
Replies: 21
Views: 62913

Re: continuing loop until input (python)

Recalling back to my QBasic days, when I did things like this, there was a function that you could call that would ask you if a character was ready (it basically checked if the keyboard buffer was not empty). If true, you could then getch, otherwise just keep looping. This way you could get input w...
by sje46
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23477
Views: 1567770

Re: Guess The Next Poster

yep! ardeej?

YES MY NAME IS SEAN TOO IT COUNTS

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